A comprehensive, weekly recap of the news and events that define ASD’s work and mission.

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Join us on Thursday, October 1 at 10:00am EDT/4:00pm CEST/5:00pm EEST for an interactive, virtual discussion on the threat malign financial activity poses to democracies across the transatlantic space, co-hosted by the European Centre [...]

2020-09-23T12:54:03-04:00September 23, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Co-Directors Zack Cooper and Laura Rosenberger will join the Biden Institute at the University of Delaware for a virtual conversation on election security and combating disinformation on September 21 at 7:00pm EDT. Register here.  Ou [...]

2020-09-15T14:14:58-04:00September 15, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Should Chinese diplomats be banned on Twitter? Tune in for GMF’s 30-minute live snap debate with U.S. Representative Mike Gallagher and Member of the European Parliament Miriam Lexmann, moderated by ASD’s Emerging Technologies Fellow [...]

2020-09-08T16:52:45-04:00September 8, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements Co-director Zack Cooper and Media and Digital Disinformation Fellow Bret Schafer will join The City Club of Cleveland to discuss foreign interference in the 2020 U.S. elections and election security during the coronavirus pandemic. Tu [...]

2020-09-02T11:15:03-04:00September 2, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcement Watch CFR’s Instagram story on Wednesday, 2:00pm ET/8:00pm CET for an Instagram live conversation with Director Laura Rosenberger.  Our Take To successfully push back on authoritarianism, the United States needs to show that democrac [...]

2020-08-25T15:56:21-04:00August 25, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Announcements In the most comprehensive global study to date of how covert foreign money is used to interfere in democracies, Malign Finance Fellow Josh Rudolph and Research Assistant Thomas Morley track over 100 cases of malign financial interfere [...]

2020-08-19T10:51:31-04:00August 19, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take In a joint report with the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, Media and Digital Disinformation Fellow Bret Schafer finds numerous similarities in the behavior, narratives, and specific messages promoted by a network of hundreds of thousands [...]

2020-08-12T11:59:32-04:00August 12, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take The United States is capable of conducting safe, secure, and auditable elections in November, especially if states receive additional funding from Congress, Elections Integrity Fellow David Levine explained in his testimony to the House Ho [...]

2020-08-05T13:26:28-04:00August 4, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take As countries rush to change their electoral systems to account for the coronavirus pandemic, challenges to Poland’s recent elections provide some lessons for others, Elections Integrity Fellow David Levine, Fellow and Program Manager Nad’a [...]

2020-07-28T13:03:49-04:00July 28, 2020|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take To counter authoritarian information manipulation and control, the United States needs to support free expression and harness innovation through organizations like the Open Technology Fund, Emerging Technologies Fellow Lindsay Gorman and K [...]

2020-07-21T15:49:12-04:00July 21, 2020|By |
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